Sunday, November 11, 2012

Row 5 ~ Baby Flying Geese !

These little,or maybe I should say Micro geese blocks took me much longer than anticipated!  Each block measures in at 1 1/2" x 2 1/2 "unfinished!


Here are some of the little guys all flying around on my design board :)


Check out this gaggle of baby honkers!  I ended up making more than required for the row(not sure how that happened) so plan on using the extras for the back of the quilt.


About half an hour before I went outside to snap a few photos of these little guys,it was blowing and snowing like crazy!  When I got outside,there was barely a whisper of a breeze,and it had quit snowing.


My plan was to get a shot of my baby geese getting in some flying practice!  This was the best I could do.  You can just see some snow dust on the steps at the right of the photo :)


Back inside,where it is toasty a toasty 65(our high temp today was 28)!  Here are all five rows that I have completed so far.  Row 6 is up,so I need to get busy on it,although it should go a lot quicker since it is the same size as the apples and butterflies :)


I also finally finished up my fall Rock Garden flag today :)  Of course I had to add some geese and since I was on a roll with the babies,that is what is flying across the bottom of the flag!


The backside is a patchwork print in fun fall colors :)  Just had time to snap these photos before dusk crept in on us.


This is one of two blocks I made for quilts for victims of Sandy,it is a disappearing 4 patch.


The second one,the fabric requested was florals,with a print that would read as a solid.  This was the first time making this block,but won't be the last :)

Now I am going to try and get a couple blocks done for Karen over at Hazel Dell Quilts These will be Wonky Scrappy Log Cabin blocks,if you have a few minutes why not whip up a couple yourself?

Hope everyone has had a wonderful weekend with at least a little sewing thrown in :)  Don't forget tomorrow is my day to post for the UR Priceless Blog Hop so stop in to see my cute little coin purses!

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5 comments:

  1. You have the cutest gaggle of little goslings I've ever seen! The garden flag is so pretty. You have been so busy.

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  2. I love the 5 rows. The colors and patterns are so cheerful.

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  3. Oh fun! I love the photos outdoors! Snow sounds really far away as it was 73 here today.

    I finished the chevrons and little squares a few weeks ago and just last night made the hot cocoa cups. I have all the apples done but none of the cores yet and no butterflies (although I have some fabric cut and picked out), but I have really enjoyed making these rows. I just love working on them. I like how they are good practice, but fun to do. I've been looking at the flickr photos and one quilter is making two different color schemes!

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  4. Wow, You have some patience making those minis. What method did you use? I'm not sure I could be precise by just making it the traditional way. I'd probably use paper :) I love your Rock Garden flag, it's so pretty! And the disappearing 4 patch blocks are lovely!

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  5. I love your rock garden flag! I always like seeing what you have made for the season. Your geese look great and your quilt is going to be GORGEOUS darling!

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